American falconers explain their enthusiasm for the sport
November 16 is World Falconry Day. Meet three devoted American falconers caught up in the attractions of the ancient sport.
Hip-hop’s international influence
What are the history and origins of hip-hop? Learn more about the genre here and see how it has inspired artists around the world.
Investing in small, diverse businesses is good for the economy
What is a social impact investment fund? Learn how firms support small businesses owned by people of color and women.
Mary McLeod Bethune’s extraordinary life
Learn more about the life of teacher, college president and activist Mary McLeod Bethune and her recent honorary statue in the U.S. Capitol.
Historically Black colleges and universities are leaders in Fulbright Program
The State Department honored 19 historically Black colleges and universities as leaders in the Fulbright Program. Learn more.
A unified push against hate and violence
President Biden is launching a new effort to prevent hate-fueled violence and promote unity around the country.
6 outstanding Americans educated at historically Black colleges and universities
What do Vice President Harris and retired football legend Jerry Rice have in common? They graduated from historically Black universities.
This U.S. diplomat fights systemic racism worldwide
How does Desirée Cormier Smith promote racial justice and equity as part of U.S. foreign policy? Learn about her mission and why it matters.
Viewing 2 centuries of iconic American photos
The Library of Congress uses iconic and lesser-known photographs alike to tell America's story. Learn about some of those images.